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Allentown Art Museum

31 N 5th St., Allentown, PA 18101-1616
+1 610-432-4333
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Celebrate the Arts

I enjoy visiting the Art Museum a few times a year. Its a relaxing weekend place to go on a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Allentown, United States
Delightful small museum with excellent gift shop

We enjoyed the paintings from their permanent collection. We appreciate fine art and don't care... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Cynthia F
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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31 N 5th St., Allentown, PA 18101-1616
+1 610-432-4333
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy visiting the Art Museum a few times a year. Its a relaxing weekend place to go on a Saturday or Sunday.

Thank 847ericz
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We enjoyed the paintings from their permanent collection. We appreciate fine art and don't care if the artist is or isn't famous. This museum's collections include many interesting works by artists I never heard of. Small, well-run museum staffed with friendly people. I usually skip...More

Thank Cynthia F
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This is a fun afternoon trip. They sometimes have events going on. We last went for the origami event.

Thank peachtree55
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The Allentown Art Museum is a relatively small museum founded by local and celebrated Artist Walter Emerson Baum in 1934. For it's size it is exceptional, with wonderful exhibits (the Hudson River school exhibit is superb), the Frank Lloyd Wright library room, American and European...More

Thank daanddo
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Love the collections of art at the museum. There is such a diverse eclectic collection. Love the permanent collection.

Thank Margaritaville1010
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I love this place. The diversity in the collection along with revolving activities makes this place interesting no matter how many times you go. The gift shop is also a wonderful marvel with handmade items and awesome collectables or educational items for the kids. We...More

Thank 69susan
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I am a Frank Lloyd Wright enthusiast so I really went to see the FLW Library that was reconstructed inside the Allentown Museum of Art, but also toured the permanent collection of art and found everything to be exceptionally good for a museum this size....More

1  Thank WeeWoodstock
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Unexpectedly good museum for a city of this size, with innovative temporary exhibits. Multiple community events were going on while I was there.

1  Thank BostonSculpt
Reviewed 4 May 2017

went on MLK day and had a great time . very nice staff and art work . I will be taking my wife there with me next time

Thank Hollis P
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I love the Allentown, Art Museum. Rotating exhibits and a varied permanent collection keep it on my radar as something to do when I visit the Lehigh Valley. (I'm there a few times a year from the West Coast. This is a lovely place to...More

Thank rickpoet
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Response from 1naturegirl | Reviewed this property |
Allentown Art Museum - Hours, Prices Gallery Hours: Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., free admission from 4 p.m. till closing Sunday noon to 4 p.m., free admission all... More